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Ham and Cheese Hash Browns

Ham and Cheese Hash Browns
Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
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2 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)

This recipe resembles a hearty potato hash and is a great use for leftover ham. Cooked entirely in the microwave, it's ready to eat in less than 15 minutes, so pair it with fresh fruit or a salad for a truly effortless dinner.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes with onions and peppers (such as Ore-Ida Potatoes O'Brien)
  • 1/3 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup drained canned quartered artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 ounces smoked ham, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup (about 2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 378
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 12.5 g
  • satfat 6.2 g
  • monofat 2.7 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 20 g
  • carbohydrate 41.8 g
  • fiber 6.1 g
  • cholesterol 55 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 817 mg
  • calcium 204 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine potatoes and chicken broth in a 1-quart microwave-safe casserole. Cover with lid, and microwave at HIGH 12 minutes, stirring after 6 minutes.

  2. Uncover dish. Stir in 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, green onions, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, and ham. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH 1 minute.